Shopping List for Home Staging
Part of the Home Staging For Dummies Cheat Sheet
As you prepare your home for sale, you want to stage it as attractively as possible. Consider purchasing some of the items in the following table — realtors purchase these items and use them over and over in the homes they stage.
|Room or Area||Items|
|Front entry||Sofa table, silk flowers, mirror to reflect light|
|Living room||Throw pillows, rug, lamps, silk trees|
|Family or rec rooms||Artwork, throws, game board, rugs, throw pillows|
|Master bedroom||Six pillows (four sleeping pillows in shams and two throw pillows), bed skirt, white sheets, plush neutral bedding, silk flowers, table lamps, a throw, and art|
|Kids’ bedrooms or extra bedrooms||Neutral and plush bedding, two sleeping pillows in shams and one throw pillow, bed skirt, table lamps, artwork|
|Bathrooms||Plush white linens, colored linens as accents, terry cloth shower curtain, large serene art pieces|
|Kitchen||Cookbooks, silk flowers, light fixtures, serving dishes|
|Dining room||Crystal or silver objects, large art pieces, floral display|
|Laundry room||Wicker laundry basket, artwork, laundry tins with scoop|
|Curb appeal||New mailbox, light fixtures, welcome mat, shutters|
|Backyard||Benches, outdoor urns with silk trees, outdoor rugs|
You can take most of this nice, new stuff with you when you move!